Job Description

Temp Parttime Faculty Social & Behavioral Sciences

Posting Numberreq10967
Employment TypeFaculty
Faculty TypeAdjunct
Hiring DepartmentTaos Branch
Academic LocationTaos Branch
Benefits EligibleAdjunct faculty may be eligible to receive certain UNM benefits in some cases. See the Benefits home page for more information.
Position Summary

UNM-Taos’ Social and Behavioral Science Department invites applicants for Temporary Part time Faculty positions (Adjunct) to teach lower division courses in Psychology, Sociology, and Human Services/Counselor Education for the Social and Behavioral Sciencesdepartment. These positions will be hired on an as needed basis dependent on student enrollment, course offering matrix, and graduation requirements. Potential courses include lower division courses in the abovementioned disciplines found at the following links:

Psychology :


Human Services/Counselor Education:

COUN 110 - Introduction to Human Services

This course provides a broad overview of the human services field. Students will be exposed to the broader mission of the human services professions, as well as trace its development across history.

Individual Fam Comm Educ IFCE Department

COUN 120 - Introduction to Helping Skills

This course introduces students to fundamentals of the helping process for application in a variety of professional settings.

COUN 210 - Introduction to Group Dynamics

Explores the various stages of groups, including pre-group assessment and screening of group members, group development, the initial stage, the transition stage, the working stage, and the ending stage of groups.

COUN 220 - Life Designing and Career Development in Human Services

Provides a practical and theoretical foundation for understanding the life design paradigm. Career development theories, occupational and educational information, life balance and decision-making processes, and career and life design techniques for working in the field.

Continuous Recruitment for Spring 2020, Summer 2020, Fall 2020:
For best consideration please apply by the following dates:
For Spring 2020 apply by: October 25th, 2019
For Summer 2020 apply by: March 1st, 2020
For Fall 2020 apply by: March 1st, 2020


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in the discipline or subfield in which they are applying to teach. Applicant must have completed a program of study in the discipline or subfield in which they teach, with coursework at least one level above that of the courses being taught or developed (e.g., completed a minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in the discipline or subfield in which they teach)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Teaching experience in a post-secondary institution, particularly community college experience.
  • Successful experience in practice or field work (if applicable).
  • A demonstrated commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and student success, as well as working with broadly diverse communities.
Application InstructionsTo apply, please submit the following materials in UNMJobs 1. CV/Resume 2. Cover Letter (Please include what courses you are interested in teaching and day/time you are available to teach). 3. Unofficial Transcripts

Applicants who are appointed to a UNM faculty position are required to provide an official certification of successful completion of all degree requirements prior to their initial employment with UNM.

For Best ConsiderationThis posting will remain active until 10/25/2019. Anyone who applies for a position under this posting will automatically be considered for openings in subsequent semesters unless they indicate in their cover letter that they are not interested in teaching in specific semesters.

The University of New Mexico is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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